Mr Chee Wee Lim > Skrine > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Level 8, Wisma UOA Damansara
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Work Department

  • International Arbitration
  • Fraud and Asset Recovery
  • Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
  • Regulatory Enforcement




Chee Wee has been practicing law for 25 years. He has a broad commercial practice, having experience in a wide variety of commercial and corporate disputes and litigation, including international arbitrations in Asia and Europe.
He is the former president of the Malaysian Bar (2011-2013), a former member of the National Unity Consultative Council of the Operations Review Panel of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission. He is a member of the 1MDB Task Force for the investigations, prosecution and asset recovery.
He primarily acts as Counsel having appeared at all tiers of the Malaysian Courts. He has over 40 cases reported in the law reports. His portfolio focuses towards corporate and regulatory litigation such as fraud, shareholders disputes, restructuring, asset recovery and insolvency.
He also has an established public and administrative law practice having regularly advised and acted for the Malaysian stock exchange, Malaysian Competition Commission, Energy Commission, Securities Industry Dispute Resolution Centre and the Securities Commission Malaysia.
He has consistently been listed in various international legal directories as a leading legal practitioner. These directories include Chambers Asia-Pacific, Legal 500 Asia-Pacific, Who’s Who Legal, Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific, and asialaw Profiles.


English and Malay.


  • Former President, Malaysian Bar
  • Former Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Former Member, PAM Committee revising the PAM Forms 1998 Edition
  • Former Member, National Unity Consultative Council Member of the Operations Review Panel of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission


  • Advocate and Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (1993)
  • LL.B (Hons), New South Wales (1991)

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Dispute resolution

With ‘one of the largest dedicated teams for complex disputes in the Malaysian market‘, Skrine‘s dispute resolution practice offer ‘consistently high quality work‘ delivered by ‘professional and responsive quick thinkers‘. ‘Outstanding lawyerWai Hong Leong handles a range of commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings and heads up the team which includes ‘excellent advocateChee Wee Lim, who has experience across the oil and gas offshore sector, regulatory disputes and fraud litigation; Preetha Pillai, who focues on fraud litigation, and administrative and public law litigator Vijay Raj. Other names to note include international arbitration and insolvency specialist Lee Shih and Sharon Chong Tze Ying who has expertise across aviation, competition disputes and regulatory enforcement proceedings.